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South Shields, HC Flood

South Shields


Maritime Craft

Transport Vessel

Cargo Vessel




A Norwegian cargo vessel weighing 1907 tonnes measuring 81.3x12.82x5.48m. The Spokes and NMR database have two depths recorded for this wreck – 30m and 50m. She sank as the result of a mine 15th December 1939. 55 02 00N; 01 12 00W given as location but can not convert this into a valid grid reference. Two entries on the NMR exist for this ship 908757 & 1368240. An alternative monument number for entry 908757 - NZ 57 SE 2) Owner: D/S A/S Falkeid Built: 1917 Builder: M V Bergens Where Built: Bergen Propulsion: Screw driven, 3 cylinder triple expansion engine HP: 162 Boilers: 2 Construction: 1 deck, poop deck 26ft, below deck 67ft, forecastle 23ft




Ian T. Spokes Wreck Database; Hydrographic Office wreck index 09-MAR-1993; R. Young, 2001, The Comprehensive Guide to Shipwrecks of the North East Coast, Vol 2 1918-2000, Page 148; Dave Shaw and Barry Winfield 1988 Dive north east : a Diver guide, page 57; National Monuments Record (908757 & 1368240); Richard and Bridget Larn 1997 Shipwreck index of the British Isles, volume 3. The east coast of England : Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, County Durham, Northumberland Section 6, County Durham (CF); 1989 Lloyd's war losses: the Second World War 3 September-14 August 1945, Volumes I and II Page(s)28

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